Lee Romney

This East Bay school district’s success in getting kids to school is a model for the state

Research shows that missing 10 percent or more days a year really sets students back academically. And schools are finding when they dig into chronic absenteeism, they often learn about deeper problems impacting students, like illness, family crisis, or homelessness.

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Your Call's Media Roundtable: Net neutrality, the Alabama election & a journalist facing deportation

This week, in a dramatic turnaround, voters in Alabama chose former prosecutor Doug Jones to be their next Senator. He become the first Democrat elected to the Senate in Alabama in 25 years. On this week's media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage.

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A Patchwork Quilt Today Saturday 12/16/2017 at 5pm

11 hours ago

Two celebrations at the same time, with music by such musicians as Nina Simone, The Klezmer Conservatory Band, Sister Rosetta Tharpe,  Andy Statman and David Grisman, and the like.  Enjoy!

By Pixabay user ernestowar. Licensed under Creative Commons CC0/cropped.

Small growers feel cheated by state ... Tips on getting legal in California ... The final freewheeling Emerald Cup ... Health, opinion, awards and more.

It's Ugly Christmas Sweater Day!

Today is Friday, December 15, 2017, the 349th day of the year with 16 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:18am    
  • Sunset: 4:52pm

...giving us 9 hours and 34 minutes of daylight.  10% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 3:35pm.

This week, in a dramatic turnaround, voters in Alabama chose former prosecutor Doug Jones to be their next Senator. He become the first Democrat elected to the Senate in Alabama in 25 years. On this week's media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage.

Truc Nguyen

 

When Metallica, the Rolling Stones, or other big rock acts come to the Bay Area, and they need their guitars fixed, there’s a good chance you can find them down at 15 Lafayette Street in San Francisco.

Lee Romney

Research shows that missing 10 percent or more days a year really sets students back academically. And schools are finding when they dig into chronic absenteeism, they often learn about deeper problems impacting students, like illness, family crisis, or homelessness.

Quilter Marie de Porres Taylor: Sights & Sounds

Dec 14, 2017
Courtesy Marie de Porres Taylor

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. President of the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland Marie de Porres Taylor told KALW’s Jen Chien about three amazing arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Binah: Deb Perelman with Margo True

Dec 14, 2017

Food writer Deb Perelman shares her triumphant and unfussy home cooking in her wildly popular food blog Smitten Kitchen.

Almanac - Thursday 12/14/17

Dec 14, 2017

Today Thursday, the 14th of December of 2017, is the 348th day of the year

There are 17 days remaining until the end of the year.

7 days until winter begins

Your Call: What’s all the rage with Bitcoin about?

Dec 14, 2017
Used Under CC / Max Pixel

Last week, Bitcoin reached a high of about $20,000 on some exchanges. The cryptocurrency has rapidly shot up in value.

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Answer this week's question: “What is your favorite holiday tradition?" Call 1-833-SPEAK-CA to take part. Tune in to KALW on Tuesdays to hear answers from around the state.

KALW seeks a new General Manager

One of the most creative and dynamic stations in public radio is looking for a new leader.

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Almanac - Friday 12/15/17

It's Ugly Christmas Sweater Day! Today is Friday, December 15, 2017, the 349th day of the year with 16 days remaining. Sunrise : 7:18am Sunset : 4:52pm ...giving us 9 hours and 34 minutes of daylight. 10% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 3:35pm.

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